Small Business Management software
Updated: November 17, 2022
2021. BukuKas raises $10M to build an ‘end-to-end software stack’ for SMEs
BukuKas, one of several startups helping Indonesian SMEs go online, announced today it has raised a $10 million Series A. BukuKas launched as a digital bookkeeping app, but is growing its range of services with the goal of creating an “end-to-end software stack” for small businesses. Eventually, it wants to launch an SME-focused digital bank. BukuKas had a registered user base of 3.5 million small merchants and retailers, and had crossed 1.8 million monthly active users.
2019. Odoo grabs $90M to sell more SMEs on its business app suite
Belgium-based all-in-one business software maker Odoo, which offers an open source version as well as subscription-based enterprise software and SaaS, has taken in $90 million. The 2005-founded company is now largely profitable and grows at 60% per year. It focuses on the SME business apps segment, competing with the likes of Oracle, SAP and Zoho, to name a few. Odoo offers some 30 applications via its Enterprise platform — including ERP, accounting, stock, manufacturing, CRM, project management, marketing, human resources, website, eCommerce and point-of-sale apps — while a community of ~20,000 active members has contributed 16,000+ apps to the open source version of its software, addressing a broader swathe of business needs.
2017. Zoho launched Operating System for Business
Zoho released it's biggest market launch ever - Zoho One. It's a broad and cohesive set of applications that work collectively to run an entire business on the cloud. It includes more than 35 web applications (CRM, Books, Mail, Docs, Projects, Invoice, Campaigns and others) and an equal number of mobile apps—under a single sign-on, with centralized administration and provisioning—making it a true operating system for any business. While each application punches above its weight against alternatives, collectively they deliver a knockout punch. The pricing starts at €35 per employee month-to-month.